ARISS School Contact 20 Feb 2020 18:20 UTC – direct via K8SCH

An educational radio contact is planned with Maple Dale Elementary School, Cincinnati, OH, and will be direct via K8SCH.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled astronaut is Drew Morgan KI5AAA . Contact is go for: Thu 20 Feb 2020, 18:20:28 UTC, 48 deg.

Downlink signals from ISS will be audible above Ohio and nearby areas on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM. Contact will be in English. RX only! Credit: AMSAT.


Proposed questions generated by the Maple Dale Elementary School students:

1. What thing is really easy to do on Earth, but really hard in space?

2. What would happen if someone got really seriously sick on the ISS?

3. How heavy are the spacesuits and helmet if weighed on EARTH vs in Space?

4. What is your favorite project to work on so far?

5. What would happen if you lit a fire on the International Space Station?

6. How do you dodge things in space so you don’t crush them, for example, a planet?

7. How do you stay safe when there is an emergency?

8. What kind of experiments are you currently doing?

9. How do you have a sustainable supply of food?

10. How do you pass the time in space?

11. What happens when you are allergic to something from the supply ship?

12. What would happen if someone’s suit broke while they were in space?

13. What is the hardest thing about living on the International Space Station?

14. Do you ever get sick in space?

15. What if there were more than 6 people on the International Space Station?

16. What do you do if you’re not holding onto anything and you get pushed?

17. What things can the robot do?

18. How does it feel to be away from your family and friends?

19. What’s the hardest thing about eating in space?

20. What kind of things do you like to do during your free time when you are not working on the ISS?

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